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Classics A 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Named Mongoose Uses Hemi Power to Catch Cobras

22:30  21 june  2018
22:30  21 june  2018 Source:   hotrod.com

The Mystery of the Little-Known 1959 XP-719 Corvette Rear-Engine Prototype

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Archival story on drag racing 1963 Chevrolet Corvette . Not to this extent, anyway. Floridian Pete Arend must have spent a considerable amount of money to turn this ’63 coupe into the Cobra -hunting Mongoose that he drag raced and entered in car shows on both sides of the country.

Named Mongoose Uses Hemi Power to Catch Cobras : The Mystery of the Little-Known 1959 XP-719 Corvette Rear-Engine Prototype The 8x10 bla Original and upgraded steeroids power steering. Mid-Engined Chevy Corvette Spied Waiting At A Red Light. Just another prototype caught in the wild.

All apologies to you restorers and split-window collectors out there, but this kind of thing happened with Vettes in the 1960s.

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Named Mongoose Uses Hemi Power to Catch Cobras : The Mystery of the Little-Known 1959 XP-719 Corvette Rear-Engine Prototype The 8x10 bla Original and upgraded steeroids power steering. Mid-Engined Chevy Corvette Spied Waiting At A Red Light. Just another prototype caught in the wild.

After 28 Years, 1954 Corvette Sees Light of Day : A 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Named Mongoose Uses The car's performance was just too extreme for certain onboard electronics. Powered by. 2020 Mid-Engined Corvette : Everything We Know. Mid-Engined Corvette Caught On Video Again

Well, maybe not often. Not to this extent, anyway. Floridian Pete Arend must have spent a considerable amount of money to turn this '63 coupe into the Cobra-hunting Mongoose that he drag raced and entered in car shows on both sides of the country.

Credit for the rear-tire clearance, extra set of taillights and other bodywork went to Zapetis Metalcraft in Palm Beach, Florida. (Nick Zapetis also bent the Hemi's custom exhaust pipes.) Herb Gary's Autobody in Seacliff, New York, sprayed the silver metalflake paint and black fogged accents.

While the Vette's exterior was all business, the interior reflected its show-car side. Porsche Speedster bucket seats were reupholstered in a tufted vinyl, and a custom, chrome-plated center gauge panel held monitors for engine, transmission and rearend temperatures.

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Chevrolet recalls almost every 2019 Corvette ZR1 for airbag problem. The car's performance was just too extreme for certain onboard electronics. Powered With great power comes great irresponsibility. Both of these cars wrangle their starts-with-a-seven power outputs with carbon-ceramic brakes

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Petersen photographers Pat Brollier and Bud Lang shot the car as it sat in the pits at the 1965 NHRA Winternationals. Those photos, plus a cutaway illustration by Steve Swaja, made up a four-page feature in the June 1965 Car Craft. No e.t. 's or trap speeds were listed for the car, likely because "trouble with the transmission hampered (the) car's performance," read a caption. "But Pete expects to hit 10.5 e.t. before long." Online research indicates the car did just that and was a successful racer on the East Coast, once those transmission issues were sorted out.

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